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Practice Manager

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Vacancy Summary
Adult Social Care
PO4 - £39,774 to £42,684
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/07/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Would you like to take your career and practice in a new direction? 

We have vacancies for Practice Managers to help shape our service and practice. 

Reporting to a Team Manager, you’ll be responsible for managing and professionally supervising a number of social workers or occupational therapists & support staff. It will be up to you to ensure our practice is of the highest standard and service users, carers and families are at the heart of what we do and how we provide services. 

You’ll lead on practice standards within a team making sure we deliver high quality, person-centred care and support. This will include ensuring this meets all legal, regulatory and standards requirements, as well as our service user’s social care needs and outcomes. 

You’ll need to be able to undertake the full legal range of social care assessments and develop person-centred care and support plans with the ability to manage a complex caseload. 

To be a member of one of the following teams: 

1)        Well-being & Prevention

2)        Occupational Therapy

About you 

The role demands someone able to interpret, understand and make judgements on a variety of complex interactions. You’ll also have the experience and knowledge to plan and deliver the highest level of care in a sensitive environment. 

The successful candidate will be a qualified and HCPC registered social worker or occupational therapist and bring considerable experience of highly complex casework and working within an adults social care setting. We want someone with confidence and sensitivity, who understands the needs of a multi-cultural community. 

We’re looking for people who want to be part of a new leadership team, influencing and delivering a new approach to Adult Social Care. Do you relish a challenge and the chance to work in new innovative and imaginative ways to ensure our residents are resilient, independent, safe and well? If the answer is ‘yes’ then we’d encourage you to apply.  

About us 

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a good quality life. Over the past few years, the borough has changed significantly for the better. Good schools, great parks, excellent culture facilities, mass regeneration and budding community entrepreneurship are making it a place that people want to call home. We’ve also just been awarded the prestige of being the first ‘London Borough of Culture’. 

In line with our ambitions, the Adult Social Care service in Waltham Forest has grand plans to progress to excellence.  We want the service to enable the most vulnerable residents to be resilient, independent, safe and well. This is supported by the unique Think Family Strategy which sees Adult Social Care working across the Families & Homes Directorate. Waltham Forest is in a unique position to deliver this as we have strong health and community partnerships and an emerging Integrated Care System. 


Please note, once you have submitted your application we will contact you with five working days


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.